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  • Jeff

    Administrator
    September 9, 2021 at 1:48 pm

    My “Plan B” this summer has involved a lot of indoor cycling. I have a Peloton bike, and am currently training for my first-ever bikepacking race in October. It's ~350 miles and self-supported, and it scares the crap out of me. So when the air quality has been bad, I've stayed indoors and pedaled my ass off (literally and figuratively). 🙂

    When the air quality has gotten tolerable, I've made a dash for the trails to either hike or mountain bike. And tomorrow I leave for a backpacking trip on the Teton Crest Trail in Grand Teton National Park. Of course, the air quality has suffered there as well lately, so keep your fingers crossed. They are supposed to have some rain on Monday, and our backpacking trip starts on Tuesday, so hopefully that will help clear the air.

    I'll be out of the office all next week. See you again on the 20th!